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john allen, is connected to jill kelley. details ahead. >>> plus a late night search by the fbi of paula broadwell's home in charlotte. all of this as we face incredibly wide swinging weather patterns that seem to defy anything we've seen before. >> announcer: this is "early today" for tuesday, november 13th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. there are stunning new details in the scandal that brought down cia chief general david petraeus. the news comes just days before four-star general john allen was to appear at a confirmation hearing for a new role, overseeing our military throughout europe. that nomination is now on hold at the order of the president. nbc's tracie potts is live on capitol hill this morning. tracie. >> reporter: good morning everyone. lawmakers here want some answers and they may get them from the cia and fbi. they have a closed-door briefing on all this coming up tomorrow, a scandal that now involves two decorated generals. >> reporter: kelley is a woman she claimed she felt harassed by anonymous
on the personal scandals that have developed. petraeus and afghan war commander john allen, from nbc's andrea mitchell, who broke this story. >> reporter: at his news conference, the president went outs of his way to praise petraeus. >> he has provided this country an extraordinary service. we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. >> reporter: as paula broadwell remained in washington staying with her brother and still not talking, officials say the investigation was triggered in may when general john allen received an e-mail from an account called kelleypatrol. sources close to kelley say it warned the general to stay away from her, that she could ruin him. general allen says people close to jill kelley forwarded it to her on the account she shares with her husband, scott, thinking she had sent it as a joke. sources close to kelley said she had told general allen she had not sent it but was concerned she was being stalked or electronically hacked because the e-mail referred to a meeting she and general allen had scheduled in washington for the following week. in june, pe
, and now general john allen is involved over his correspondence with the original woman, jill kelley. all sounds a little confusing, it is. let's get right to nbc's andrea mitchell who can help us sort it out. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. it is confusing. yet another military general drawn into an fbi investigation that prompted the resignation of cia director david petraeus. marine general john allen replaced david petraeus as commander in afghanistan last year, but allen has now been caught up in the fbi probe that led to petraeus' resignation as cia director. overnight the pentagon announced allen's nomination to be commander of nato has been delayed and the nomination of his successor in afghanistan speeded up. after military officials announced that 20,000 to 30,000 pages of potentially inappropriate e-mails connected allen to jill kelley, the woman who had first complained to the fbi about harassing e-mails traced to paula broadwell, petraeus' biographer and acknowledged mistress. allen, who is married, denies any wrongdoing, and for now remains commander
in silicon valley, but this morning, john mcafee is on the run in belize. he is a person of interest in the death of his neighbor. he lives next door to mcafee. mcafee called "wired" magazine saying they have a vendetta against him. under no circumstances will i talk to the police in this country. you can say i'm paranoid about it, but they will kill me. there is no question. unrelated to the investigation and before he went on the run, mcafee told a belize tv station he hired personal security for his home. >> i can go out at night. yeah, i hire off-duty officers. who wouldn't in my position? i have an officer living on my compound. it makes me feel safe. >> mcafee was first in trouble with the law in april when the police confiscated guns from his home. >>> a total of four people in custody after a shooting in menlo park. the scene leaving neighbors concerned. this happened yesterday before noon. investigators say while making that arrest, they stumbled upon a cache of guns and shell casings. menlo park has been a neighborhood which has experienced an uptick in violence. >> my conc
general john allen. the newest headlines in the investigation are creating even more of a tangled web. this morning's "wall street journal" reports general allen, who is now under investigation for e-mails between he and jill kelley of tampa florida, is telling associates that he received an e-mail traced back to paula broadwell, the petraeus biographer accused of sending harassing e-mails to jill kelley. according to the journal, allen says the broadwell e-mail was written under the pseudonym kelley patrol. it described kelley as a, quote, seductress, and warned the general about becoming entangled in a relationship with the married socialite. the journal also reports kelley tried this summer to get the fbi to drop the investigation that began with kelley's complaint of harassing e-mails traced back to broadwell. people familiar with the case tell the journal that she became worried about personal information being provided to investigators. meanwhile, the washington post quotes senior law enforcement officials as saying the search conducted at broadwell's home monday night marks a r
i was in the first. jonathan karl. >> thank you, mr. president. senator john mccain and senator lindsey graham both said today they want to have watergate style hearings on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi and said if you nominate susan rice to be secretary of state they will do everything in their power to block her nomination as senator graham said he simply doesn't trust ambassador rice after what she said about benghazi. would those threats deter you from making a nomination like that? >> first of all, i'm not going to comment at this point on various nominations i'll put forward to fill out my cabinet for the second term. those are things that are still being discussed. let me say specifically about susan rice, she has done exemplary work. she has represented the united states and our interests in the united nations with skill and professionalism and toughness and grace. as i've said before, she made an appearance at the request of the white house. in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. if senator mccain and s
, former white house chief of staff for bill clinton john podesta, republican strategist mike murphy, and nbc news chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. >>> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press" with david gregory. >>> good sunday morning. with the president's national security team under fire over the petraeus resignation and the benghazi attacks, the president arrived on the world stage this morning for a summit in east asia, and he's got new worries on his mind about the prospect of a war in the middle east as israel and palestinian militants get closer to the brink this weekend. israel expanding its air assault against hamas and palestinian militants continuing to fire rockets into civilian areas of southern israel. that's where i want to begin this morning. i've got nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell and "new york times" columnist tom friedman. who better to have to discuss this. tom, as the two sides get closer to the brink, based on your experience and reporting, wh
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the information. the pentagon had suspended her security clearance. leon panetta suggested general john allen who said he will cooperate may be the last person involved. >> i am not aware of any others that could be involved in this issue at the present time. >> reporter: despite the probe, general petraeus who stepped down from the cia is scheduled to testify tomorrow on the deadly attacks in benghazi. republicans accuse united nations ambassador susan rice of misleading the public when she said protests, not terrorists, prompted that attack. >> there's a ream of evidence. >> she should have known what the situation and circumstances were. >> she has a lot of explaining to do. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but to smurch her reputation is outrage. >> reporter: the president said this will not deter him from nominating susan rice. john mccain says if that's the case, he will block it. tracie potts, nbc 11 news, washington. >>> back here at home a high-flying start-up is grounded. >> the eureka zeppelin will fly no more. the z
they already agreed to that. i think you heard john boehner say that already. we've had votes in the senate where we've actually gotten rid of tax credits. i think that's a given. and i think the vast majority of americans agree with that. the question is how do you do that and how do you allow taxes to rise at the same time you fix the real problem? and the real problem is uncontrolled entitlement spending and a government that has grown massively. not just under this administration, under republican administration. >> let me turn to senator schumer on this point. >> so you have to approach both sides of it. >> let me turn to senator schumer. i'm going to ask you the same question. if the mandate is compromised, what do democrats have to be prepared to accept as a painful outcome in order to achieve compromise? >> well, i agree with you, the mandate is compromise. that's why we have a divided house and senate. and i think if the house stands for anything it's cut government spending, as tom coburn said, and i think we're going to have to do more of it. we heard the mandate in 2010, where i
save. >>> john stockton sure wasn't expecting anything extreme. all he wanted was some peace and quite on vacation in hawaii. a few tranquil days alone. just a man and his kayak. what could go wrong? how about everything. >> when i was a child i had this dream of being a boat captain. and i had spent most of my 20s full-time student, full-time teacher. burnt out on every level. i had this idea of going out and kayaking up the coastline. i remember being so happy that my smile hurt. the third day i came around this point that was way out. it just looked like a total storm scene. i immediately turned the boat around and just started paddling to shore. i see this sheet of win on the water. within 30 seconds to a minute, i was being drug out to sea. i started feeling this kind of panic rise up. i'm holding on just shaking. within a half hour i was five six miles out. and i knew i was done. i remember only parts of that night. 20, 30 foot swells crashing down in the darkness. i just was living in fear which one was going to kill me. i see the sun come up behind the broken clouds of the stor
are democratic and half of whom live in hollywood? >> reporter: republican leader john boehner said when he was talking about being open to new revenue, he was not talking about new tax increases. the president sits down with democrats and republican leaders here on capitol hill on friday. back to you. >> tracie potts in washington. thank you. >>> two weeks after the destruction from hurricane sandy, victims are still trying to put their lives back together. more than 100,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey are without electricity as they struggle to rebuild. a 77-year-old man has died from injuries from a fall brunging the city's death toll to 43. homeland security secretary janet nah pop politan know has reaffirmed her commitment to be with those for the duration. now for a look at the weather here is nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. give me good news. >> that's depends where you are in the west. >> i want sunshine. >> go south. the northwest isn't pretty. rain and snow in many areas of washington state and oregon state. look at the radar. t
possession charges against john bon jovi's 19-year-old daughter after measure her apparent heroin overdose. under state law she cannot be prosecuted for possession. >>> and some former first children gave a texas audience an inside look at life in the white house. jenna bush hager reveals about having her first kiss on the executive mansion's first rooftop. steve ford talked about his mother complaining about having to cook dinner on the night gerald ford was sworn in. >>> let's take a check at wall street. the dow closed at 12,542 after losing 28 points yesterday. the s&p was down 2. the nasdaq fell 9. overseas had a better day. nikkei shot up 194 points. the hang seng gained 50. >>> wall street will be watching today's first face-to-face fiscal cliff meeting. there's a lot at stake. the congressional budget office predicts a first half recession next year if the economy goes over the cliff. bowles tells maria why he thinks there hasn't been a recession. >> the guys that are running for office worship that great god of re-election and haven't focused on what's right for the country. >> th
to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. marine general john allen, david petraeus' successor in afghanistan and the next nominated head of military for nato nomination put on hold. >>> this scandal involves two very different women, tampa socialite jill kelley and petraeus biographer paula broadwell with whom petraeus had a relationship. >> thank you for all that you have done for me and for our precious daughters. >> reporter: marine general john allen is married with a sterling record, but on a flight to australia monday aides to defense secretary leon panetta disclosed a dramatic turn in the case involving allen's predecessor in afghanistan, david petraeus. fbi investigators you be covered what the pentagon called potentially inappropriate communications between general allen and jill kelley whom he and his wife had gotten to know in tampa. they were reviewing between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of documents, including e-mails over two years. the fbi said some were flirtatious, but the general strongly denies any misconduct, and the fbi found no wrongdoing. still, jay johnson,
, senator john mccain weighs in on it all. >>> and guy's new restaurant gets one of the harshest reviews ever written. a drink that tastes like radiator fuel, guy fights back in a live interview today, thursday, november 15th, 2012. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning, i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. we'll talk about major breaking news in a minute. but the review you talked about about guy fieri's restaurant, i have never read a review like this. and a lot of people are wondering, is this fair? the kind of review that should be written? or did this go across some kind of a line? >> yeah, use whatever word you want to use, roasted, fileted, skewered. when the review starts out guy fieri, have you eaten at your new restaurant in time square? we look forward to a response. >> looking forward to what he has to say. >>> also a developing story in israel overnight. three people killed in a rocket attack after the israelis took out the top military commander of hamas in this strike on wednesday. we'll have a live report from tel aviv coming up straight
john allen. under military law adultery is a crime but allen's spokesperson insists there was no affair. kelley is the woman who complained to the fbi after receiving harassing anonymous e-mails. agents found those e-mails were sent by paula broadwell, who was having an affair with general david petraeus and apparently was jealous of petraeus' friendship with kelley. the discovery of the affair prompted petraeus to resign as cia chief last friday. as for general allen, he continues to have the support of the president. >> i can tell you that the president thinks very highly of general allen and his service to his country as well as the job he has done in afghanistan. >> general allen was supposed to be appointed to nato commander this thursday but that confirmation hearing has been delayed. meanwhile petraeus is not out of the picture yet, even though he has resigned. senator dianne feinstein says she plans to ask him to testify when the senate intelligence committee holds a hearing this week into the september benghazi attack that killed four american diplomats. >>> on the run and in h
with republicans. pelosi was first elected to the house of representatives in 1987. >>> pioneer john mcafee is still on the run tonight from police in belize, and now the prime minister is urging him to surrender, calling mcafee, quote, extremely paranoid and bonkers. the 67-year-old is wanted for questioning since sunday when his neighbor was found shot to death. mcafee is in touch with some in the tech world, telling them he is hiding from police for fear he is being framed. he says he is on the move frequently, and has dyed his hair and beard. mcafee says he is being harassed by police and believes before in april they raided his home for guns and drugs, but no charges were ever filed. but last thursday mcafee appeared at a public ceremony where he donated equipment to the police department. >>> next at 5:00, nurses stealing from patients. could it be there are new charges against two south bay nurses. >>> also -- >> my family is bitter. we are angry. we're heartbroken. we're devastated. >> a pharmacy at the center of a deadly outbreak goes under the microscope. new details into how
has been put through the wringer and his kids are scared and need their homes back. >> john harwood is cnbc's chief washington correspondent. good morning. >> good morning. >> as we look at everything going on in washington and this hearing, two parties, two different takes on that testimony yesterday. is anyone going to be satisfied here? >> i don't think so. i think this is -- what we're seeing in the petraeus scandal and the bengahzi issue being prolonged is an extension of some of the conflict and the bitterness we had during the election campaign. not sure what the resolution of that is going to be. i think ultimately that energy will get spent and lawmakers are going to turn to the real crisis that is looming over the american economy, which is the fiscal cliff and the potential that we could go back into recession if that's not reserved. >> there did seem to be positive sentiment yesterday out of those meetings about the fiscal cliff between the president and congressional leaders. if we're sticking with the positivity theme here, any sense of a timeline here on something get
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kelley and general john allen, whose appointment to nato is now on hold while government investigators take a look at their relationship. a lot of people in town were already looking at jill kelley's lavish parties. tampa bay party planner, ken walters. >> jill kelley and her lovely sister, they are lovely, lovely ladies. they're not shrinking violets, though. they indeed do speak their mind. >> some people commented on their dress, not always appropriate. or their casualness approaching top military leaders and hugging them and kissing them on the cheek maybe wasn't always appreciated by everyone in the room. >> reporter: kelley's closeness with the famous generals seemed to open a world far beyond caviar cocktail parties. she received a pass to walk on to the local air force base without a military escort. and according to a new york businessman, she claimed general petraeus himself helped her get the title of honorary council to south korea. >> she made it clear she was close to general petraeus, she got this job from general petraeus and that, in fact, he used his influence with th
she and general john allen received anonymous e-mails last spring they found alarming. thursday, humphreys helped explain that shirtless picture he sent kelley telling them it was a joke. he posed with target dummies after s.w.a.t. practice. he told an old friend about the petraeus investigation. reichearth alerted eric cantor, almost two weeks before the president was officially notified. >> information that was sent to me sounded as if there was potential for a national security vulnerability. >> reporter: attorney jenngene l general eric holder was asked why the president wasn't informed earlier. >> we don't share outside the justice department and fbi the facts of on-going investigations. >> reporter: the defense secretary, leon panetta, ordered an ethics review for training of military officers. he said he has no evidence that more military officers could be caught up in that trays scandal. matt? >> andrea mitchell in washington. thanks. david gregory has more on the hearings and the benghazi attack on "meet the press." >>> let's go to natalie morales for the other top stor
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three weeks ago mitt romney would get viewer votes than john mccain and looks like it will be 2 million fewer, i would have been dumbfounded. >> real quickly, facing the fiscal cliff in the coming months. the outcome of this election will affect the debate over that and the resolution of that how? >> well, the president faces the biggest choice since january of 2009. does he sit down in a room and honestly openly negotiate with speaker boehner, mitch mcconnell, or does he come in, give a set of demands and go hold a press conference? they can, i believe, hammer out -- >> same can the said on the other side, by the way. >> but if the president is willing to do it, the republicans have no choice. i mean, you can't turn down a president who just won re-election if he's sincere and willing to negotiate. >> going to take some bold initiatives which is my segue into your book, okay, because you've written this book about george washington and his bold moves to break the stalemate of the revolutionary war. so much has been written about george washington. what do you want readers to take away
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